Apr 23, 2013 6:00am EDT
the show is that one, apple. the tech giant expected to post earnings of $10.01 per share. folks, that would be a 19% drop year over year, the first expected drop in more than a decade. now, revenue is seen rising 8% to 42.3 billion. he here as always is going to be iphone sales. the main driver of apple revenue, we're going to speak with analysts all morning to get their perspective on the name. but what is your take, america? log in to facebook and vote in our arm chair analyst poll. will apple tonight meet, beat or miss estimates? as for the economy, here is today's calendar. >> how is the crowd sourcing experiment gone so far? i haven't looked at the results. >> the results for coming. >>? >> i can't even log in to the borrowing page. >> they've gotten some decent numbers that have come this. i think there are 1500 or 1700 -- >> but are they better -- >> they're good at it, but i think we have made the mistake of picking from predictable companies. that's why we started picking some trickier companies like apple. that's the one that's up in the air. nobody knows exactly what'
Apr 23, 2013 4:00am EDT
. >>> earnings come in pretty mixed. michelin and kpm disappointing. and a bruised apple gets set to report much anticipated second quarter results later today. analysts are expecting profits to shrink for the first time in a decade. >>> plus, more details emerging about the suspect in the boston bombing as the u.s. charges him with federal crimes that could carry the death penalty. >> announcer: you're watching "worldwide exchange," bringing you business news from around the globe. >> welcome to "worldwide exchange." ross westgate will rejoin us in a couple of days' time. in the meantime, plenty to get through on the program today starting off with the flash pmi data for the eurozone. both the manufacturing and service sectors being closely watched for just how much momentum if any was carrying into the second quarter. you can see the euro/dollar down 0.6%. let's get more from chris williamson. chris, welcome. it looks as though the tone generally speaking here for april across manufacturing and services is pretty weak. >> yes. and one of the big worries is that germany has been back into contr